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No More Naked Group Baths In The 'Psycho Tank'

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Naked museum visitors are no longer able to take dips together in a bathtub-like installation at a New York City museum after warnin...

Man Promises To Masturbate In Every NYC Starbucks Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

A local man calling himself Mister PeePee is on a mission to masturbate in every Starbucks bathroom in New York City, and to photograph the results. ...

SLIDESHOW: Brooklyn's Public Bucket List

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

The owners of a soon-to-be Shake Shack in downtown Brooklyn have turned a temporary wall guarding the construction site into a 'Before I Die' blackboa...

Why the South Won (the CMJ Music Marathon, That Is)

Marissa Moss | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home
Marissa Moss

Last week in NYC, amidst the 15-minute sets of guitar fuzz and vocals sometimes indecipherable from keyboard wahs, at times, the "CM" in CMJ could have stood for Country Music.

LOOK: The World's Largest Pumpkin Is In The Bronx

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

The world's four most portly pumpkins rolled into the Bronx Thursday, including one that broke the record for the heaviest pumpkin set last year. The ...

Bloomberg Says City Officials Should Be Promoting Jobs, Not Siding With #OWS Protestors

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg expressed his frustration towards city officials who spent their time "intimidating" Brookfield Properties from going through with the...

WATCH: Truck Yeah! Celebrate Mobile New York

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

Can you recall a time before food trucks roamed New York streets? Frightening to even imagine such a deprived era, right? From Korilla BBQ to Wafel...

WATCH: Starlite Lounge, NYC's Oldest Black-Owned Gay Bar

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

It's been a little more than a year since the Starlite Lounge in Crown Heights, the “oldest black-owned, non-discriminating bar/club in the heart of...

WATCH: Massive Lightsaber Battle Takes Over Park

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

The force was with a nerdy flashmob Monday night as hundreds of Star Wars enthusiasts crowded into Washington Square Park for the second annual New Yo...

Coming Soon To Theaters: Booze

Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

New Yorkers will no longer need to bring their flasks to the latest flick. A new state law will allow moviegoers to bring alcohol to their seats a...

LOOK: Carmelo Anthony, Ivanka Trump At The New Yorkers For Children Fall Gala

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

As The New York Observer notes, "It’s September, so galas are back in full swing" and Tuesday night New York's high society sauntered down the red c...

WATCH: The Brooklyn Radio Station Inside A Shipping Container

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

Since moving into its home inside a recycled shipping container in the Dekalb Market in downtown Brooklyn three months ago, BBOX Radio has been hard a...

Broadway's Fall Season Full of A-Listers, on Stage and Off

James Sims | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
James Sims

With the fall season approaching, straight plays are headed back to Times Square, and they've got a big list of stars in tow.

WATCH: A Bunch Of Models Singing 'Empire State Of Mind'

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

Jay-Z's lifestyle magazine, Life + Times, celebrated fashion week in New York by recruiting 30 runway models to lip-dub Jay-Z's very own 2009 smash hi...

It's Park(ing) Day In NYC! | John Del Signore in Arts and Events on September 16, 2011 9:08 AM | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

Good morning! Today is Park(ing) Day (Observed). Most banks and post offices are open, but hundreds of New Yorkers across the city are using the holid...

WATCH: The Dancing Lights On The Manhattan Bridge

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

"Immersive Surfaces" will make the Manhattan Bridge come to life next weekend for the Dumbo Arts Festival. According to the exhibition's website, "...

WATCH: Bloomberg Kicks Larry David Out Of New York

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg initially canceled his planned cameo on "Curb Your Enthusiasm"'s season finale, after having received an invitation from President Oba...

WATCH: The Peeping Toms Of Union Square

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

Photo courtesy of Bob Hain. Bob Hain, a Bushwick graphic artist who goes by the moniker Normal Bob Smith, has been documenting the characters o...

WATCH: Cops Dance Dirty With West Indian Day Paraders

Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

For the uninitiated, the dance move you're about to see is called "daggering" (watch this Major Lazer video for a full introduction) and although we'r...

Theater: Cymbeline Satisfies at Barrow Street

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.10.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This clever, crowd-pleasing production of one of Shakespeare's shakiest plays ran for two sold-out weeks in January. Now in a rare and worthy gamble, the Theatre For A New Audience revival is getting a limited run Off Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre. No excuses for missing it this time.

Kicks Books: Pulp Fiction and Non-Fiction Rules Again

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Nick Tosches opens up a glorious treasure trove of rock and roll history with his new book, Save the Last Dance for Satan, recently published as part of a new series of hip pocket paperback gems by Kicks Books.

Legendary Filmmaker Dies

Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

George Kuchar, one of the "Mozarts of 8mm films" who inspired generations of underground filmmakers, died Thursday of prostate cancer in San Francisco...

LOOK:Thanks To Boardwalk Empire, You Can Ride A '20s NYC Subway Train

Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Boardwalk Empire returns for its second season September 25th and HBO's promoting the prohibition era drama with a literal trainload of advertising. ...

Nude Artist's Muse Nabbed In Times Square

Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

The Naked Cowboy isn't the only showing some skin in Times Square these days. From The New York Daily News: Zoe West, 21, who was being painted ...

WATCH: The Definitive Irene In NYC Documentary

Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

Want to relive the thrill of an impending natural disaster in New York City that closes businesses, shuts down trains, evacuates neighborhoods and mak...